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Are most lung infections fatal?

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Dr. Martin Bress
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Many infections are viral and get better by themselves.
Bacterial infections respond to antibiotics. There are drugs to treat fungal infections and tb.

In brief: No.

Many infections are viral and get better by themselves.
Bacterial infections respond to antibiotics. There are drugs to treat fungal infections and tb.
Dr. Martin Bress
Dr. Martin Bress
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: No

The great majority of lung infections (bronchitis and pneumonia) are not fatal.
Some require antitibiotics or antifungals. Others will resolve with no treatment. Severe lung infections, however, can sometimes result in death/mortality.

In brief: No

The great majority of lung infections (bronchitis and pneumonia) are not fatal.
Some require antitibiotics or antifungals. Others will resolve with no treatment. Severe lung infections, however, can sometimes result in death/mortality.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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